Direct Lending

PDM’s Direct Lending funds have a top 2 position in Europe* in providing innovative and flexible credit solutions to mid-market European companies. The platform has an established track record of providing additional funding for organic and acquisitive growth strategies. We want to partner with ambitious businesses to support their growth.

10+ years

of investing in European companies

€4.7bn

invested in direct lending

120+

companies invested in

Investments by geography

UK - 48%
France - 15%
Benelux - 14%
Germany - 10%
Rest of Europe - 6%
Nordics - 5%
Other - 2%

Investments by sector

Industrials - 23%
Technology - 21%
Consumer & Retail - 18%
Services - 16%
Leisure - 15%
Healthcare - 5%
Education - 1%

*By LTM number of deals. Source: by GCA Altium, MidCapMonitorIssues Q3 2018

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